Stories of the Interfaith Climate Movement

Pledge to Act for Collective Liberation

By Devon Cupery | Jun 18, 2020

Across the country and around the world, we are witnessing a profound uprising for liberation and justice. The murder of George Floyd sent grief and anger through the hearts of our cities, and people…

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MNIPL Statement on the Police Murder of George Floyd

By Julia Nerbonne | May 28, 2020

We write with profound anger and sadness following the horrific murder of George Floyd by the Minneapolis Police. Mr. Floyd was a beloved father, brother, neighbor, and guard for a local homeless shelter.…

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Earth Day Messages

By Buff Grace | Apr 29, 2020

Leaders of spiritual communities across Minnesota turned to themes of Earth and Nature to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day this April.  We’ve compiled some of the sermons and messages they gave…

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Interfaith Letter: Protect Minnesotans in Jails and Prisons

By Devon Cupery | Apr 7, 2020

As the COVID-19 public health emergency continues to grow, Minnesotans living in jails are prisons are facing a dangerous health crisis. In most living quarters, social distancing is nearly impossible, and the coronavirus…

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COVID-19 Update from MNIPL

By Devon Cupery | Mar 16, 2020

We hope that you and your loved ones are well. We are writing in regard to the COVID-19 pandemic, with updates to prioritize the health, safety and well-being of our community. The outbreak…

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2019 Annual Report Published

By Devon Cupery | Mar 16, 2020

Our 2019 Annual Report is now available for viewing online, beautifully designed by artist Patricia Lamas. Read stories about faith community climate leadership, our Youth N’ Power program, community-owned solar and much more.…

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Thank you: MNIPL Climate Justice Night

By Devon Cupery | Mar 15, 2020

We extend our heartfelt thanks to all who took part in MNIPL Climate Justice Night on March 5th. We recognize that we’re very fortunate to have spent this time together, as public health…

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Partnering for Lent 2020

By Buff Grace | Feb 25, 2020

MNIPL has teamed up with seven Episcopal congregations in the St. Paul metro to create a Lent Program on living in better harmony with the earth and responding to the climate crisis. These…

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Faith Leaders Read the Names of 227 Bodies of Water that Line 3 Will Cross

By Devon Cupery | Feb 20, 2020

On February 19th, more than 100 people gathered at the state capitol at Governor Tim Walz’s office in ceremony to honor the 227 bodies of water that Line 3 would cross. The group delivered a…

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